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    Gun Rights Resolution Approved by NC House

    July 18, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    A North Carolina House debate on a resolution backing constitutional gun rights prompted concerns from Democrats who argued that it criticized national leaders for proposing rules the resolution says would infringe on those rights.

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    AP Sources: Senators Reach Deal On Student Loans

    July 17, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    Senators have reached a bipartisan deal to restore lower interest rates on student borrowers.

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    GOP Faithful Rally in NC to Back State’s Direction

    July 17, 2013 at 11:17 am

    About 200 supporters are expressing their appreciation for North Carolina Republicans efforts to cut taxes, require identification before voting and make getting abortions more difficult.

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    Nike Apologizes for Panthers T-Shirt Error

    July 17, 2013 at 10:17 am

    Nike has issued an apology for the geographic error on a line of Carolina Panthers T-shirts.

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    NC House Votes to Pass Tax Cuts, Other Changes

    July 16, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    The North Carolina legislature has started its formal approval for tax changes that Republican lawmakers and Governor Pat McCrory say will energize the state’s economy and give tax relief to residents.

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    NRC: Minor Violation for Missed NC Nuke Plant Flaw

    July 12, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Federal regulators say the shutdown of a North Carolina nuclear plant in May is leading Duke Energy to change some procedures after missing a tiny crack near the reactor core last year.

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    Berger Still Not Ready To Decide On US Senate Bid

    July 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    The Republican leader of the North Carolina state Senate says he should make a decision by the end of July about whether to enter the race to try to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

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    Minimum Fines For Passing School Buses In NC Bill

    July 10, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    North Carolina motorists convicted of passing a stopped school bus picking up or dropping off students would face a $500 minimum fine in addition to other punishments in legislation going to Governor Pat McCrory’s desk.

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    Obesity Lawsuits Thwarted In Bill Going To McCrory

    July 10, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    North Carolina companies that manufacture, advertise or distribute food could soon have additional legal protections from lawsuits by people claiming their products led to their obesity.

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    NC Legislature OKs Personal Care Service Change

    July 10, 2013 at 11:32 am

    A way to restore more Medicaid-funded assistance to people in North Carolina with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease has received final legislative approval.

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